FRIDAY, MARCH 13
SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grille, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY MUSIC WITH ROGER TINCKNELL. 1 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Irish-themed refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Free. Register. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023.
JOHN GORKA. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $18. (860) 693-9761. 41BridgeStreet.com
NEIL DIAMOND. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $95, $75. MoheganSun.com. Ticketmaster.com
JORMA KAUKONEN. 8 p.m. Infinity Hall, 32 Front St., Hartford. $39, $54. InfinityHall.com
WATERBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. ‘Mind Blowing Beethoven.’ 8 p.m. NVCC Fine Arts Center, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury.
CONNECTICUT ACCORDION SOCIETY WITH PLAINVILLE CHORAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. Two groups are celebrating the society’s 45th anniversary. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. (860) 747-5695.
SATURDAY, MARCH 14
YANDEL. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $59.50. Foxwoods.com
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD. 8 p.m., Toad’s Place, 300 York St., New Haven. ToadsPlace.com
IRISH CONCERT. With Cead Mile Failte. 7 to 9 p.m. Hopping Gallery, The Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Limited seating. $12. Reservations required. (860) 677-9222, StanleyWhitman.org
ARIANA GRANDE. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, $69.50, $59.50, $39.50, and $29.50. MoheganSun.com, Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.
SUNDAY, MARCH 15
DAN RINGROSE AND JEANNE FREEMAN. 2 p.m. Concert of Irish and Celtic music. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Register. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org.
THE DANIELLE NICOLE BAND. 7 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St. Collinsville. $20, $29. 41BridgeSt.com, (860) 693-9762.
TUESDAY, MARCH 17
BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. “The Sound of Spring.” 7 p.m. Celebrate St. Patrick and ring in spring. Special guests alto saxophonist Ken Nigro, vocalist Liz Wilson, the Renaissance Singers from Prospect United Methodist Church, and an Irish singalong with Ken Ferris. Prospect United Methodist Church, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Free. Monetary donations accepted. (860) 965-7178, BristolBrassandWind@hotmail.com
THURSDAY, MARCH 19
CARTE BLANCHE. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St. Collinsville. $20, $27. 41BridgeSt.com, (860) 693-9762.
SATURDAY, APRIL 4
NORMAN FLASH AND THE STARFIRES. 7 p.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Bring your own snacks.
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
CELEBRATING QUEEN. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Boulevard Theater, 70 Memorial Blvd., Bristol. Tickets available at TicketLeap.com, Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, Barley Vine, City True Value Hardware, and Edgewood Market.
SUNDAY, APRIL 19
THE WHIFFENPOOFS. 1 p.m. World’s oldest and best-known collegiate a capella group. Memorial Boulevard School auditorium, 70 Memorial Blvd., Bristol. $20. Available at TicketRiver.com, Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 20 Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-4718.
SATURDAY, MAY 23
THE CHAPARRALS. 8 to 12 p.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Bring your own snacks. $10.
NOW thru MARCH 15
‘SAINT-SAENS AND BRAHMS.’ Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 3 p.m. Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Featuring father-son duo, conductor Gerard Schwarz and his son, cellist Julian Schwarz. Belding Theater at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $38.50, $10 for students with ID. (860) 987-5900.